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The Tiny King

Taro Miura · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Fairy tale meets concept book - and a tiny king welcomes big changes - in this inspired story from Japan, beautifully illustrated with bold, geometric art.Once upon a time there was a tiny king who lived in a big castle guarded by lots of big soldiers. Every day the tiny king eats dinner...
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Proud to Be An American

Lee Greenwood · Clovercroft Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From GRAMMY-winning and seven time No. 1 hit making country music star LEE GREENWOOD comes the best-selling children's book, Proud To Be An American, now available for the first time. Greenwood's iconic, self-penned patriotic hit, "God Bless The U.S.A." has united the nation...
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Builder Goose: It's Construction Rhyme Time!

Boni Ashburn · Sterling Children's Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

One, two, here comes the crew!Three, four, here come more...  With three dump trucks, an itsy-bitsy skid steer, and a host of other equipment, theres a whole lot of building going on here! Amusing construction-themed nursery rhymes—each based on a Mother Goose favorite—feature diggers,...
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5-Minute Marvel Stories

Disney Book Group · Marvel Press; 5 Minute Stories edition
Format: Hardcover

Marvel Super Heroes are quite busy saving the day from battling crooks and robbers to evil alien invaders, mutants, and super villains! Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making them perfect for jam-packed days. This treasury stars...
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Penguin Says "Please"

Michael Dahl · Picture Window Books
Pages: 20
Format: Print book

Penguin learns to say please in different situations throughout this sturdy board book. With simple text and vibrant photos, this is an excellent way to start teaching manners.
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National Geographic Readers: Hop, Bunny!: Explore the Forest

Susan B. Neuman · Natl Geographic
Pages: 23
Format: Paperback

The National Geographic Readers series has expanded beyond elementary school levels to reach children at the very beginning of their lifelong relationship with reading. Hop Bunny! uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers....
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Little Red Riding Hood

Bernette Ford · Boxer Books
Format: Print book

Grandma, what big TEETH you have! When Little Red Riding Hood sets off through the woods with a basket of goodies for Grandma, who should she run into but a big, bad wicked wolf? The dilly-dallying girl says goodbye thinking that's the last she'll see of him—but she's...
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Small Elephant's Bathtime

Tatyana Feeney · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Small Elephant likes water but not when itrsquos in a bath Small Elephantrsquos mommy tries to make the bath more fun with toys and bubbles but he is not fooled He is too busy to take a bath He has said no many times He is getting very cross And then he disappears Elephants who cannot...
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Octopus Escapes!

Nathaniel Lachenmeyer · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Told in rhyming couplets, Octopus Escapes is a story that keeps up with Octopus and a security guard who is outsmarted at every turn. A sure bet for read-aloud fun, this entertaining maraud through the amphibious exhibits also includes fun facts about cephalopods. This fun fanciful story...
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Pigs in Pajamas

Maggie Smith · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

At Penelope Pig's sleepover party, six pigs in pj's eat pizza and pasta, pound a pinata, pin the tail on the pony, prance to piano, and then form a precarious pyramid--collapsing, of course, into a sqealing pig pile! Maggie Smith combines rollicking rhymes and infectious alliterations...
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Little Monkey Calms Down

Michael Dahl · Picture Window Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Little Monkey is having a bad day. After a major melt down, he goes to his room and uses some coping techniques to calm down.
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That's Not Funny!

Jeanne Willis · Andersen Press USA
Format: Hardcover

The most action-packed banana-peel gag ever. What happens when mischievous Hyena puts a banana peel on unsuspecting Giraffe's path? A lot of hilarious chaos, it turns out. Kids will laugh and laugh...
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Baby's Busy Year: A Book of Seasons

Dave Aikins · Grosset & Dunlap; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Mom, dad, and baby will love our new line of board books from Sassy, the award-winning and innovative toy company. This $6.99 board book teaches babies all about the four seasons with the use of fun diecuts throughout the book. It's perfect for newborn babies and up!
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Yummy Yucky

Leslie Patricelli · Candlewick
Format: Board book

Learning about opposites has never been more fun - or funny - than with this winning board book. Yummy!Spaghetti is yummy, but worms - and blue crayons, and sand, and other things too gross to mention - are definitely yucky when tasted. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie...
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Oh So Brave Dragon

David Kirk · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Dragon knows he is supposed to be brave--because that's what dragons do. He's so brave and valiant, he's ready to try out his fearsome roar! But when he hears something that scares him, he turns to his forest friends to find the noise, and to help him be brave. Young readers...
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